Wednesday 14 November 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 14 November 1956 ?
- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Kenneth D Bowersox in Portsmouth Virginia USA Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (sk: STS-50).
- Alec John: Such; rocker (Bon Jovi - "You Give Love a Bad Name").
- Peter R de Vries: Dutch crime reporter.
- Peter DeVries: Dutch journalist who researched the murder of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
- Francis Miquel: French sommelier, who worked at Hôtel de France in Auch.
- Riikka Uosukainen: Finnish TV news anchor.
- Babette Babich: American philosopher author and scholar
- Avi Cohen: Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2010)
- Peter de Vries: Dutch journalist and producer
- Steve Stockman: American accountant and politician
- Hungarian revolt put down
- Fighting ends in Hungary.
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